October 21, 2020
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The patience of restaurant staff often surprises me, particularly nowadays when they have to work behind a mask and deal with customers who don’t know the Covid rules or have decided to ignore them. But even before Covid reared its ugly head, I witnessed many an example of forbearance. I recall, in particular, a debate […]
Business News
Wicklow has been allocated funding totalling €3.342m to cover 25 projects supporting pedestrians and cyclists movement and to make our towns and villages more accessible. The funding was allocated under the July Jobs Stimulus Plan announced by the Government last. It is among measures designed to stimulate a jobs-led recovery and build economic confidence in response […]
News Opinion
Sancerre and Pouilly-sur-Loire are small French towns facing each other across the River Loire, good neighbours but serious rivals when it comes to the production of excellent white wine. Both Sancerre and Pouilly-Fumé are from the Sauvignon Blanc grape, and while there are obvious similarities, they do have distinctive tastes. ‘Fumé’ is the shortened form […]
News Opinion
Loyalist supporters of Linfield football club caused serious trouble in Dundalk during and after a European Cup match in 1979 . The rioting opened a wound in Irish soccer that  hadn’t fully healed 25 years later  when Shelbourne were drawn against Glentoran, Linfield’s arch rivals from equally loyalist east Belfast. Violence was feared and steps […]